Cincinnati priest, driver injured in crash involving hearse in funeral procession

CINCINNATI - Two people were injured in a crash Wednesday afternoon involving a hearse in a funeral procession at Colerain Avenue and Banning Road.

Hamilton County dispatch said the driver of the hearse and a Catholic priest were injured around 1 p.m.

The hearse owned by Dalbert, Woodruff & Isenogle funeral home was driving along Banning Road to Arlington Memorial Gardens when it was struck crossing Colerain Avenue.

Dalbert Woodruff & Isenogle hearse involved in afternoon crash

The driver of the hearse was sent to Mercy West. The Catholic priest was taken to the University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Their injuries were not life threatening.

A second hearse was used to pick up the casket in the back of the hearse involved in the crash.

WCPO will update this story when more information becomes available.

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